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CIA punished 16 officers in 2001 Peru plane shootdown of Muskegon missionary, infant daughter

• AP
In a footnote to a tragic mistake, the CIA revealed Monday that 16 retired and current officers were given administrative punishments for their role in Peru’s 2001 shootdown of a plane that killed two innocent Americans from Muskegon.

American missionary Veronica Bowers and her infant daughter were killed when their plane was shot down after it was wrongly identified by the Peruvian Air Force as carrying drugs.


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